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Diploma of Youth Work

National ID: CHC50413 | State ID: J597

Make a positive impact in young people's lives

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Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

We recommend that you are over the age of 18 before enrolling in this course as the fieldwork placement and employment outcomes are very limited for students under the age of 18.

Work placement

There will be two work placements each lasting approximately 170 hours reaching a total of 340 hours Supervised Field Work Placement over the qualification. You will need to be enrolled in the appropriate units to be offered a work placement - it is not a standard for all enrolments.

Eligibility for supervised work placement is subject to obtaining a satisfactory Police Clearance. You will also need a Working with Children Check if your placement involves contact with children. Additonal costs will include $65 National Police Clearance, through Australia Post (it is best to apply for this first) and $11 Working With Children Check (WWCC).

Important information

Typical timetrable:

  • 3 full days of class contact per week on campus between the hours of 9:00am - 3:30pm. Classes run for the first 13 weeks of semester and then 6 weeks of Supervised Field Work commence before returning to class for a final debrief in week 20.
Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Case Manager
  • Residential Support Worker
  • Community Education Worker

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

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Study pathway

Bachelor of Youth Work (ECU) or other Bachelor courses in Social Science and Social Work

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Continuous enrolment

Leederville - Employer based

Overview

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Duration 2 year/s
When Continuous enrolment
Where Leederville
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Semester 1

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Duration 12 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
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Semester 2

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Duration 2 semester/s
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Certificate IV in Youth Work

National ID: CHC40413 | State ID: J592

Learn how to create programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people while working to legal and ethical requirements. You will undertake a supervised or simulated work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

Your Certificate IV of Youth Work prepares you for roles such as:

  • Youth Worker
  • Community Worker
  • Juvenile Justice Worker

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Work placement

* You will need to be enrolled in the appropriate units to be offered a work placement - it is not a standard for all enrolments.  Eligibility for supervised work placement is subject to obtaining a satisfactory Police Clearance. You will also need a Working with Children Check if your placement involves contact with children. Additonal costs will include $65 National Police Clearance, through Australia Post (it is best to apply for this first) and $11 Working With Children Check (WWCC).

Important information

Typical timetable:

  • 4 full days of class contact on campus between the hours of 9:00am - 3:30pm
Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

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How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Continuous enrolment

Leederville - Employer based

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 2 year/s
When Continuous enrolment
Where Leederville
How Work-based
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Leederville - Traineeship

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Duration 2 year/s
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Semester 1

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Duration 12 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
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Midland - On Campus

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Duration 12 months
When Semester 1, 2019
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Midland - Online

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Duration 12 months
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Semester 2

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work

National ID: CHC43515 | State ID: AWL6

 

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Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Work placement

In the second semester you will be required to undertake a work placement of 80 hours. Please note, you will need to be enrolled in the appropriate units to be offered a work placement - it is not a standard for all enrolments.

Important information

Classes are delivered between 9am and 3.30pm every Tuesday and Wednesday during term.

Job opportunities
  • Peer Mentor | Aboriginal Peer Worker | Youth Peer Worker | Mental Health Peer Worker
  • Peer Education Officer
  • Carer | Carer Consultant
  • Consumer Consultant | Consumer Representative 
  • Advocacy Worker
  • Family Advocate

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

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How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Continuous enrolment

Leederville - Employer based

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 2 year/s
When Continuous enrolment
Where Leederville
How Work-based
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Leederville - Traineeship

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Overview
Duration 2 year/s
When Continuous enrolment
Where Leederville
How Traineeship
Work-based
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Diploma of Mental Health

National ID: CHC53315 | State ID: AWL3

We recommend that you are over the age of 18 before enrolling in this course as the fieldwork placement and employment outcomes are very limited for students under the age of 18.
You will need to have the ability to undertake research and apply yourself to self directed activities.

The Diploma of Mental Health course enables one to undertake community service work that includes mental health. Many community service agencies require workers who have an understanding about mental health including alcohol and drug issues.

Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

We recommend that you are over the age of 18 before enrolling in this course as the supervised work placement and employment outcomes are very limited for students under the age of 18.

Work placement

As part of this course you may be required to undertake a work placement. However, you will need to be enrolled in the appropriate units to be offered a work placement - it is not a standard for all enrolments. Please note eligibility for supervised work placement is subject to obtaining a satisfactory Police Clearance. You will also need a Working with Children Check if your placement involves contact with children. Additonal costs will include $65 National Police Clearance, through Australia Post (it is best to apply for this first) and $11 Working With Children Check (WWCC).

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Mental Health Worker | Mental Health Support Worker 
  • Mental Health Outreach Worker
  • Case Worker
  • Recovery Partner

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

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Study pathway

Graduates may be eligible for university entry into Social Science courses.

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
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On campus
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Semester 2

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Duration 2 semester/s
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Leederville - On Campus

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Duration 2 semester/s
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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate IV in Mental Health

National ID: CHC43315 | State ID: AWK8

This qualification focuses on the support and needs of people accessing mental health services. You'll learn about responding to self harm, early intervention strategies, support, advocacy and policy development. You will also learn about the mental health sector and issues facing those with a mental health disorder.

You will undertake a supervised or simulated work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

Your Certificate IV in Mental Health prepares you for specialised mental health roles such as:

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Work placement

* You will need to be enrolled in the appropriate units to be offered a work placement - it is not a standard for all enrolments.

Important information

Eligibility for supervised work placement is subject to obtaining a satisfactory Police Clearance. You will also need a Working with Children Check if your placement involves contact with children. Additonal costs will include $65 National Police Clearance, through Australia Post (it is best to apply for this first) and $11 Working With Children Check (WWCC).

Job opportunities
  • Recovery partner
  • Mental Health Worker | Mental Health Support Worker
  • Mental Health Outreach Worker

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

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How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Continuous enrolment

Leederville - Employer based

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 2 year/s
When Continuous enrolment
Where Leederville
How Work-based
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Leederville - Traineeship

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 2 year/s
When Continuous enrolment
Where Leederville
How Traineeship
Work-based
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Semester 1

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
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Semester 2

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
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Leederville - On Campus

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Midland - Online

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Duration 6 months
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Diploma of Community Services

National ID: CHC52015 | State ID: AWM0

We recommend that you are over the age of 18 before enrolling in this course as the fieldwork placement and employment outcomes are very limited for students under the age of 18.
You will need to have the ability to undertake research and apply yourself to self directed activities.

This qualification reflects the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.

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Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

Please note entry into this course is competitive. All applicants are required to attend a mandatory interview with the Course Coordinator and complete a short Literacy assessment.  The assessment will take approximately 1 hour. The interview is an opportunity to discuss what you can expect from the course and what will be expected of you should you be offered a position. Interviews will be conducted at Joondalup, Leederville and Midland campuses during the week commencing the 10th June. Students will receive further information when they apply, including how to book your assessment.

We recommend that you are over the age of 18 before enrolling in this course as the fieldwork placement and employment outcomes are very limited for students under the age of 18.

Work placement

A Work Placement is compulsory for students undertaking a Certificate IV or Diploma as some units in these qualifications require you to demonstrate your skills in a work place setting. These units will be highlighted on your study plan. You will need to be enrolled in the appropriate units to be offered a work placement - it is not a standard for all enrolments.

Important information

You will complete 300 hours of supervised field placement with one of 170 government and community service agencies in the areas of mental health, drug and alcohol abuse, domestic violence, housing, adolescent development, parenting and family support. Eligibility for supervised work placement is subject to obtaining a satisfactory Police Clearance. You will also need a Working with Children Check if your placement involves contact with children.

Other costs for consideration:

  • Text Books 
  • Stationery 
  • National Police Clearance prior to you starting work placement - $65 through Australia Post
  • Working with Children's Check (WWC) prior to you starting  work placement - $11
Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

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Study pathway

Graduates may be eligible for university entry into Social Science courses.

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Continuous enrolment

Leederville - Employer based

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 2 year/s
When Continuous enrolment
Where Leederville
How Work-based
Apply now
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Semester 1

Midland - Online

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Midland
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Online
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Semester 2

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Duration 2 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
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Leederville - On Campus

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Duration 2 semester/s
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Midland - On Campus

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Midland - Online

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Duration 4 semester/s
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate IV in Community Services

National ID: CHC42015 | State ID: AWL8

This qualification will further your skills in developing services and programs to meet your clients needs.

You'll learn about advanced communication, group work, how to design and deliver programs that enhance community participation and the legal and ethical responsibilities and requirements for working in community services. At this level you may have supervisory responsibilities.

As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

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You could end up with new employment, new networks, new opportunities, new colleagues, new friends. Lara Sappal

Community Services students experience India’s largest slum

Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

We recommend that students be over the age of 18 before enrolling into this course as the employment/placement outcomes are very limited for students under the age of 18.

Work placement

* You will need to be enrolled in the appropriate units to be offered a work placement - it is not a standard for all enrolments.

Important information

You will need to complete the minimum of 80 hours of work placement. If you live in the local area of Perth, you will be assisted to find placement if you are unable to find one. Please note eligibility for supervised work placement is subject to obtaining a satisfactory Police Clearance. You will also need a Working with Children Check if your placement involves contact with children.

Other costs for consideration:

  • Text Books
  • Stationery
  • National Police Clearance - $65 through Australia Post
  • Working with Children’s Check (WWC) - $11
Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Aboriginal Intake and Referral Worker
  • Community Worker (mental health, alcohol & drugs, youth, migrant services)
  • Community Education Worker | Support Worker (Community Services) | Case Worker (Community Services)
  • Domestic Violence Worker
  • Outreach Officer
  • Early Intervention Homelessness Worker
  • Court Support Worker | Community Legal Officers
  • Information and Referral Worker
  • Tenant Advice and Advocacy Worker
  • Phone Advice Worker (Community Services)
  • Supervisor | Team Leader (Community Services)

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

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How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Continuous enrolment

Leederville - Employer based

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 2 year/s
When Continuous enrolment
Where Leederville
How Work-based
Apply now
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Leederville - Traineeship

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Duration 2 year/s
When Continuous enrolment
Where Leederville
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Work-based
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Semester 1

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Duration 6 months
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Midland - On Campus

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Semester 2

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

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